The city of Cagayan de Oro is the provincial capital of the province of Misamis Oriental in the Philippines. It is nicknamed the "City of Golden Friendship". It serves as the regional center of the Northern Mindanao region and is part of the Metro Cagayan de Oro area. According to the 2010 Census, the city has an estimated population of 602,088 inhabitants.
It is geographically nestled between the central coastline of Macajalar Bay to the north and the naturally-rich plateaus and mountains of
Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte to the South. The municipality of Opol bounds the City on the west, while the municipality of Tagoloan, with its heavy industrial activities, is its immediate neighbor to the east. Its distance from Metro Manila is 810 air kilometres. It can be reached within 1 hour and 45 minutes by plane and 40 hours by ship.
Cagayan de Oro has a tropical climate and the average temperature is 28 °C. Cagayan de Oro receives about 1,600 mm of rain a year, mostly falling from June to October. The driest month is April, while July is the wettest.
See also: International Telephone Calls
The Philippine Postal Corporation, or PhilPost, is the provides the postal service throughout the Philippines. PhilPost is pretty reliable, but one can hardly call it fast services. It is fine for sending postcards and letters though, both domestically as well as internationally. Prices for sending postcards or letters within the country start at around P7, while most international post costs at least P20. For sending parcels to and from the Philippines it might be wise to use companies like FedEx or UPS. The opening hours of post offices in the Philippines differ from one place to another. Usually, post offices are open from 8:00am to 12 noon and from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on weekdays. And for those that operate on Saturdays, the business hours are from 8:00am to 1:00pm.
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